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barack obama has urged congress to pass gun control laws the move follows last month fatal shooting of 26 people in connecticut. >> this time must be different. this time we must do something to protect our communities and our kids. >> obama wants is federal government to provide background information on potential gun buyers. the proposals would provide financial assistance to help schools beef up security. these measures are within the frame work of existing legislate. obama said new laws are also needed to effectively addre gun crime. he proposed a ban on military style assault weapons. he also called on congress to legislate for mandatory background checks on all gun buyers. analysts say such legislation is likely to be difficult. opponents claim gun ownership is a right guaranteed in the u.s. constitution. >>> americans are building more homes and bankers couldn't be happier. what's the connection here? >> when people buy homes they take out mortgage loans. the ones who profit from the loans are the banks. why are they happy? u.s. leading firms saw profits soar in 2012. jpmorgan chas
on the law of the sea. >>> one month has passed since a shocking gang rape in india revived a national debate out sexual violence. a group of men attacked and raped a 23-year-old woman on a bus in the indian capital new delhi. she was taken to singapore fortreatment but died from her wounds. police arrested six men for alleged involvement in the crime. they have been charged with murder and sexual assault. five of the six were taken to court on monday to enter their pleas. defense lawyers raised the possibility that one of those five is a minor. the hearing was postponed after defense lawyers called on the hearing to be open to the public. theourt is scheduled to reconvene on thursday. now, government officials have promised to do more to protect women and punish attackers. but incidents of violence have continued to come to light. nhk world's apishek dulia reports from new delhi. >> we want -- >> justice! >> reporter: public outrage has erupted across india since the new delhi gang rape incident came to light. anger is directed not only against rapists but also the government and police. peo
entered japanese air space last month. he say it's crucial to deal with the issues in accordance to law. she offered her understanding for japan's position. she said thailand will play a constructive role in improving relations with relevant nations. >>> diplomats have agreed to urge the un security council to punish north korea for its latest mission law firm. japan's lead envoy in the six-party talks on north korea's met his south korean counterpart in seoul on thursday. >> thank you so much for waiting. >> we agree that security council on behalf of the entire community must take the appropriate action sooner than later. >> both sides decided to cooperate in rallying support from other countries to urge new sanctions against pyongyang. south korea sits on the security council as a nonpermanent member. he also sought south korea's support for progress in the abduction issue. the japanese government says at least 17 citizens were abducted by agents from north korea during the 1970s and 1980s. >>> chinese people commented online that the editors used the paper to force their frustration
with the republicans to revamp laws and avoid defaulting on the national debt. ♪ and the rockets red glare ♪ the bombs bursting in air >> pop star beyonce sang the national anthem. her performance capped off the proceedings of the inaugural parade. then the president walked the route from the capitol building down pennsylvania avenue to the white house. his first inauguration true almost two million people. this time an estimated 700,000 turned out. >>> algerians are counting the human cost of a four day stand off after a natural gas facility. the victims were from eight countries. >> translator: the terrorists have entered the country from northern mali. >> the prime minister said the number of hostages made the rescue mission difficult, but he said they had to storm the plant before the militants could flee with their captives. this kind of terrorist act.t we attacked the militants with force to protect our people. >> sellal said most of the 790 workers survived the hostage crisis, but some are still unaccounted for. prime minister shinzo abe said seven japanese workers are among the causalities in
involved in territorial disputes must obey international law. he spoke in indonesia the final stop of his first trip abroad since taking office last month. abe called on china to act responsibly in the international community as its presence grows. china is involved in maritime territorial disputes with japan and a number of other nations. prime minister abe met in jakarta with the indonesian president. they discussed china's growing activity in the south china sea. there's a group of island there that other countries say belong to them. japan and china are at odds over islands in the east china sea which the japanese control but the chinese and twainese claim. >> translator: a free and open sea governed not by force but by law is a common good that we must protect by all means with asean nations. we also welcome u.s. policy that prioritizes asia and through various economic partnerships we'll promote trade and investment to achieve the revival of the japanese economy and prosper together with asean nations. >> the president said cooperation between china and japan is important regionally
of china and all other countries should abide by international law and peacefully resolve territorial disputes. japan's dispute with china is over islands in the east china sea which the japanese control but the chinese and taiwanese claim. >> translator: there's no doubt that china's economic growth brings positive effects to japan. but at the same time, china should act responsibly in the international community as its presence grows. >> the leaders agreed that last month's rocket launch violated u.n. security council resolutions. abe said that the security council should adopt a new resolution that would include further sanctions against north korea. abe has been juggling a number of priorities since his party took power last month. he became prime minister for a second time. our nhk reporter has more on the issues his administration is trying to tackle. >> reporter: abe's done this job before. now he's getting a refresher course in diplomacy. he went on this tour to sound out leaders who share his concerns about china. he says chinese ships are becoming increasingly assertive. but
to build settlements in occupied territories two years ago. their construction breaches international law and contributed to a breakdown in the peace process. >>> the state of relations between israelis and palestinians is just one factor behind the rise of political hardliners. nhk world reports from jerusalem. >> reporter: on a college campus in jerusalem, members of a peace group invited students to an event to discuss the palestinian issue. but they got little positive response. it's been 20 years since they signed the peace agreement. but in israel, the euphoria has since long died down. peace still seems a long way off. in a recent poll, only 31% of respondents answered that they expect peace to come in a few years. more and more israelis are losing belief in the peace process. and moving toward the right. among many campaign pollsters, the ones spanned out are ones like this from extreme right wing party jewish home. campaign held by jewish home drew so many supporters they couldn't all fit in the hall. the head is known as a strong opponent of the establishment of a palestinian st
this hotel on wheels to maneuver around the rules. japanese law puts restrictions on construction in areas hit by the tsunami. sasaki wanted to help spur on the reconstruction effort by providing shelter for some newcomers. hundreds of workers and volunteers are rebuilding the town. until lately, there weren't enough rooms for them. >> translator: i'm involved in the surveys for moving city buildings to higher ground. this area has very few the hotels close to my job and that's a big help. >> reporter: el faro has already accommodated hundreds of guests. sasaki says reservations of coming in from across the country. >> translator: we've received a lot of support from people in miyagi prefecture and beyond. even from people overseas. and that's really lifted our spirits. >> reporter: her hotel is also helping the regional economy. it has created new jobs for people who are living in temporary housing. >> translator: i wanted to be active because of it was so frustrating staying in my temporary house all day. i'm very grateful. >> reporter: and guests who'd have had to stay in another town a
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